The Dye Course is the only semi-private facility at Barefoot Resort. Bordering the natural white sands of the Carolina Bays, this visually stunning design is filled with the infamous pitfalls for wayward shots that have become synonymous with the Dye name. Both beautiful and treacherous, the Dye Course is an experience you won’t soon forget.
Pete Dye upholds his reputation of building memorable and challenging golf courses by creating a stunning design filled with his infamous pitfalls to capture errant shots. However, if played from the appropriate set of tees, players of all abilities will be able to navigate the Dye Course. Pete Dye is famous for his use of native grasses. The fairways are GN-1 Bermuda grass, a hybrid developed by Greg Norman Turf. The approaches are Tifdwarf Bermudagrass and the greens are Champion UltraDwarf. The dramatic visual effects are achieved by the Centipede and Zoysia grass roughs. The course is a Par 72, 7,343-yard layout, located within the confines of The Dye Estates.
Marketed exclusively through Barefoot Realty is The Dye Estates is a private gated community surrounding the Dye Course. Beautifully wooded home sites will line Pete Dye’s masterpiece as well as the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Stately 1/2 acre home sites begin in the low $200’s while massive 3/4 acre waterway home sites begin in the mid $700’s.
Dye Course Accolades
2017 “Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play” – Golfweek
2017 “North America Golf Resort of the Year”– IAGTO
2016-2017 “Best Courses You Can Play in South Carolina” (#14)– Golf Magazine
2016 “Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play” – Golfweek
2013-2015 “Best You Can Play on Grand Strand”– SC Golf Course Ratings Panel
2015 “Best: Next 100 Resort Courses” – Golfweek
2014 “Best Public Courses You Can Play in SC” (#13)- Golf Magazine
2013 “Golf Course of the Year”– MBAGCOA/SCGCOA
2012 “Top 20 Best Public Golf Courses in South Carolina” (#8)- Golf Magazine
2012 “SC Top 50 Golf Course-Grand Strand” (#8)- SC Golf Course Ratings Panel
2010 “Top 60 Course in Myrtle Beach” (#14)- Golf Digest
2009 “America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses” (#99)- Golf Digest
2006 “100 Must-Play Courses of the Carolinas”– Golfstyles Carolinas
2005 “Top 50 Courses of Myrtle Beach” (#10)- Golf Digest
Pete Dye’s characteristic style has had considerable impact on contemporary golf course architecture. Dye, the consummate hands-on builder, is known as an artist and a genius in golf course construction and design. Always concerned with environmental and natural area protection and enhancement, Dye has been known to walk the site and explain the course design to permit board inspectors. While Dye’s work may be occasionally controversial, no one has done more to transform the face of contemporary golf course design.
Dye, a good golfer, took his golfing knowledge and put it to work in golf course design. His wife, Alice, a state and national golfing title winner for decades, assisted him in the drafting work. In 1963, after a month-long tour of classical Scottish venues, Dye’s designs took on a boldness and starkness in design. He used strategic planning in order to not partake in what other modern designers were doing.
Dye courses are built with finesse in mind. While many designers prefer to lay courses out within the land, Dye adds in contrast and angles of interest. From tight, intimate layouts to vast peripheral waste areas and flat, level greens, Dye courses always add the extra element to a golfer’s game.
Among Dye’s many award-winning courses include Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind., Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, The TPC at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Long Cove on Hilton Head Island, Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tennessee, and the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island. The Dye Course at Barefoot Resort is undoubtedly another jewel in his long list of accomplishments.
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